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Oklahoma Profile

The name Oklahoma comes from two Choctaw Indian words, okla, which means "people," and humma, which means "red." In 1889, Congress opened up 2 million acres for white settlement (it was previously open only to Native Americans who were forced to leave their homelands), and the first of a number of land runs began. Some of the state's settlers were called "Sooners" because they had already staked their land claims before the land was officially opened for settlement. Oklahoma was admitted as the 46th state in 1907. Oklahoma's capital is an easy one to remember--Oklahoma City. The state flower is the mistletoe, a favorite for kissing under during the winter holidays. ...Read more here: Oklahoma - The Sooner State

Capital City:
Oklahoma City
Nickname:
Sooner State
Motto:
Labor Omnia Vincit (Labor Conquers All Things)
Statehood:
November 16, 1907 (46th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on Choctaw Indian words: "okla" meaning people and "humma" meaning red."
Largest Cities:
Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow
Border States:
Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas
Land Area:
68,679 sq. mi., 19th largest
State Bird:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
State Flower:
Mistletoe (phoradendron serotinum)
State Tree:
Redbud (cercis canadensis)
State Song:
Oklahoma

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Schools

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Elementary Schools

Columbus Enterprise School
(405) 632-3012
2402 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Park Es
(918) 746-8860
3205 West 39th Street
Tulsa, OK 74107

Middle Schools

Will Rogers Jhs
(918) 341-7411
1915 North Florence Ave
Claremore, OK 74017
Bethel Ms
(405) 273-5944
36000 Clear Pond Road
Shawnee, OK 74801

High Schools

Dickson Hs
(580) 226-0633
Hwy 177 & 199 Intersection
Ardmore, OK 73401
Velma Alma Hs
(580) 444-3356
Old Highway & Main
Velma, OK 73491

Sex Offender Information for Oklahoma

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Oklahoma, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://docapp8.doc.state.ok.us/servlet/page?_pageid=190&_dad=portal30&_schema=PORTAL30. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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